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her heels on the back. >> she is very haply, actually. >> she actually started as a nose art, you know, like the old aircraft had nose art. >> supergirl's anatomy offered engineering opportunities. you mean her breasts are landing gear? >> yes. >> silicone implants so she'd roll along the ground and have graceful landings. >> while the men have to sort of sticking their landings, she is shapelier than a speeding bullet. cnn. >> hey, get your hands off of her gary. >> is my wife going to see this? >> new york. >> very funny stuff. remember you can what is going on here in the situation roop on twitter, you can tweet me. the news continues next. on cnn
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>> hi everyone, you are in the cnn newsroom, let's get you up to speed on the top stories. leaders in ohio are speaking out, launching a website promising to keep the community updated and provide transparency in very public rape case. the football players are charged with sexualing assaulting a 16-year-old girl. the attack took at several parties. the website makes it clear that it's not designed to be a forum on how the court should rule in the matter. and colorado, scene of the deadly movie theater massacre is
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facing a new tragedy tonight. a barricaded gunman and others are dead the suspect opened fire on officers. >> a swat team was called out. they set up hostage negotiators trying get the suspect to come outside. we made multiple attempts. had phone conversations with the suspect is throughout the morning. >> officers shot and killed the begunman and found two men and a woman dead inside the house. a woman escaped earlier and said she saw three lifeless bodies inside. it's the same suburb where a gunman opened fire during a batman movie. can he clean? lance armstrong is thinking of admitting that he used performance enhancing drugs. he is considering it hopeful that he can return to competition. armstrong's attorney is denying that the cyclist is in talks
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with agencies. rescue crews are narrowing the search for a missing sky diver in washington state, crews are focusing on a specific area in the mountains. the man was last seen thursday jumping out of a helicopter at more than 6,000 feet. a florida wop dives through a glass window to escape her burning home when a small plane crashes into it, all three people in the plane died in the crash yesterday. the pilot reported mechanical problems and was trying to make an emergency landing at an airport a mile away. the woman who lived in the house suffered only bruces. the fashion mogul, missoni and his wife are missing. he is known around the world as an ambassador for his brand, which is featured in target stores here in the united states.
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the country's bordering syria are planning a conference to discuss the growing refugee crisis, the un has registered 577,000 refugees, that's the registered number but believe the real number is higher. another 57 people were killed today in syria civil war. now more details of the alleged rape of a teenage girl in a small town in ohio. city leaders are speaking out about the investigation involving two high school football players. susan, a number of people think that there's been a coverup to protect members of the football team, what are you hearing? >> well, hi, the ohohio attorne general said he has seen. no evidence of wrongdoing.
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this is a small town, where everyone knows somebody connect to the case. a case that is still under active investigation. >> welcome to stubbinville, month's friel is the talk of the small town. the teen rape case went viral when this video appeared on the internet showing local teens joking about the incident in a vulgar way. >> i know it's not cool though. but that is like rape, it is rape, they rape her. >> attorneys for the accused, identify them in this photograph, always who is 16 who is not being public cally named. there's been debate if she is conscious at this moment after a long night of drinking at several parties. prosecutors told a juvenile court they have evidence she was raped. >> she was unresponsive and not in a position of consent and
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they knew about it and let's be clear, they knew she was drunk. >> in an interview with cnn, the lawyer claims his client received a text from the teenage girl, saying, i know you didn't rape me. >> do you have that text? >> we do. and that is something that will be introduced at trial. >> and did he reply? >> that is something that will be introduced at trial. yes. >> why do you think she sent that? >> because i don't think she thinks she was raped. >> he would not show that or any other text. the teenage girl's attorney will not confill any text message. >> this young girl was unconscious, so she'd not have the ability to know whether she was raped on the day after, two days after or whatever the timing of that was, and we don't know, and we don't know whether the defendants were texting and trying to build up a defense for themselves after they started
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realizing this thing kind of unfolded. >> police say it unfolded like this. the alleged rape occurred during all night partying august 11th. on august 14th at 1:40 in the morning, the alleged victim's mom goes to police with a flash drive of tweets and internet postings and police open an investigation. that same day, time unknown, the alleged text message is sent. there's testimony from a probable cause hearing from last october from a player that was there at the party that night and he testified that your client and you will pardon the language used his fingers to sexually penetrate her. did that happen? >> we deny that. >> now, the lawyer claims that he has letters, he said that were sent by prosecutors to that witness and other witnesses promising that they would not be charged in return for their testimony. however, ohio's attorney general
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flatly denies any deals have been struck. >> susan, do we know how this 16-year-old, the 16-year-old girl is doing, the alleged victim is doing today? >> well, she is not speaking publically but through her attorney, he tells me that she is only about doing this to seek justice. participating in this prosecution. and she is trying very hard to get her life back together. but it's been very, very difficult for her. >> and certainly it has to be even more difficult because the photos that allegedly show her being handled really like a piece meat there, being held by the two football players. >> and of course, she also is expected to testify at the trial, it's going to be difficult for a lot of witnesses. >> absolutely. all right, susan candiotti, thank you. at 10:00 eastern, we will have more on the story. the crime, the investigation,
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role of the hacker active visit group and how social media has changed how crimes like this is prosecuted. and a woman who felt a crime was being covered up, and took to the internet. we are going in depth at 10:00 eastern. there's new outrage in india over a brutal gang rape and murder case, everyone as five suspects are set to appear before a fast track court on monday. police are denying alarming accusations from the victim's hand, he talked about what happened to him and his companion who later died from her injuries. >> reporter: from where we bored the bus, they took us through all of dehli and then they dropped us under a over pass,
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they tried to run us. we had no clothes and we were hoping someone would help us. we got no help for nearly 20 or 25 minutes. then, someone stopped and made a call for us. there were three police vehicles, they could not decide among thengzs which precintct had jurisdiction, they were gawking at us and then someone tore up a bed sheet that i used to help my friend cover up. we kept waiting for an ambulance that never came. more than myself tifs concerned about my friend who was bleeding. and then i carried her and put her into the police van. instead of taking her to a hospital nearby, they took her to another hospital. we need change in every area. firstly what i faced that day when i was lying by the road, covered in blood, injured from a below from a rod, i could not stand, i did not have clothes. >> the indian bar association
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reportedly said that none of the members want to represent the suspects so the court will a sign a defense attorney. a police source tells us that the victim bit some of the suspects and the bite marks will be used as evidence. well could lance armstrong be ready to come clean. a report suggests the diskrased cyclist will take steps that could be unthinkable. and a video goes viral of an infant at the moment of birth, reaching out from the womb. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare.
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restore his athletic eligibility. the editor of "bicycling magazine," an armstrong confession would be a very big deal. my sources indicate that armstrong and some of his representatives have been reaching out to people at the u.s. anti-doping agency at the u.s. justice department and some of the individuals that might have financial claims against him and he is really seeing if he can negotiate a situation where he could make a confession. and if that happened, even though, i have known the accusations to be true for a couple of years, it would be shocking for him to come out and make that admission. >> cnn has been in contact with armstro armstrong's attorney. is there an admission possibly? >> i think possibly. the attorney for lance
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armstrong, he is based in austin texas, he said in an e-mail to cnn, that there are no current discussions under way with anti-doping agency officials. but the "new york times" saying that armstrong is considering doing this you mentioned to restore eligibility as an athlete. he wants to compete if triathlons and running events. he is no longer cycling but he wants to compete in those events but they are ruled by the world anti-doping code ining agency t the ban. >> what is interesting, i remember when he ran the new york city mar thon, he did not do great, he did not do bad, he did pretty well. but the thing is, you know, armstrong has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles. he was banned from cycling last october after there was evidence
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that he had been involved in a cover up, could it be too much forearm strong, if he says yes, i doped. then it could potentially be over. this is a pretty risky move. >> it could be over, and there's also legal mine fields along the way. i think there-- i think there's pressure from associates that he should come clean. he is thinking of coming clean, because over a decade he has said he never failed a a doping test, so it is huge. >> is there an element of the phoenix rising from the ashes that he does this he can regain status as an athlete by competing in triathlons and maybe show the world that he is still worthy of being
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acknowledged as an athlete? >> i think when it came down, there's two thoughts when it came to the court of public opinion. people liked lance armstrong for what he did for cancer research, and the millions the dollars for the livestrong organization that he raised. but perhaps they did not feel that he would come out and say that he never doped as a cyclist with all the evidence. so it's split because of what he did on the cancer side and what he has allegedly done as a cyclist, which we will see in the coming days, weeks, months, who knows if it will come down. there's a long way to government and such a disappointment to all of his fans. so many people had faith in lance armstrong that maybe, everyone else got it wrong. >> appreciate it as always. an unforgettable moment great a baby's birth captures the imagination of the internet. the story behind the photo that he went via rally. look at the little baby's hands. that is ahead. ♪
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>> 3,000 people die every year of food borne illnesses and now the fda wants new rules to protect the public. it would raise standards for growing, packaging food here and abroad and they want tougher food standards for companies. if you had to undergo surgery, you went in hoping it would go smoothly. but what if you had the wrong procedure performed? it happens more than you think. we have a airing of 25 shocking medical mistakes. it's upsetting. >> it is upsetting. you go to have surgery to get
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better and millions people die or are injured because of the surgery. and people don't know this because sometimes it's just attributed to things did not go well, but they do not attribute it to the surgery. there's a new report that came out about the feedback of people who have this happen to them. so, let's take a look at them, because the numbers are, if your eyes are not popping already, it will make -- >> i will be rethinking any surgery. >> unless it's necessary. but wrong procedure, that happens to 20 patients per week. and what we mean is that you go in for one thing and they do something else, because that was the guy that was coming in next and they mixed up the charts. same number of patients get surgery done on the wrong place in their body. in other words, for example, you go in for a right knee relacement and they replace your left knee. and 39 patients, every week in the united states get a surgical tool left in their body. >> i have to say, it's
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discouraging, it sounds like the mistakes are easily fixable actually. just by even, you know, taking a scanner and scanning a bracelet and scanning a chart to make sure it's the right person or drying right and left. i remember when i my knee surgery, they had a big r, or have your surgeon put their initials. some of these are so easy or for example, when it comes to counting, let's say spongin-- c sponges, you count what goes in and you count what goes out, this doctor explains how sponges get left in the body. >> there's oncht blood and tissue and it's difficult to see, and sometimes sponges are tucked under an organ that is inside you that is not in clear view, and they are soaking up fluid or blood. so you see how it can happen,
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the nurse forgets the keep the count and you are in trouble. >> what happens if the sponge is left in the body, do they recognize quickly and remove it? there has to be fix surgery ises. >> sometimes it's recognized quickly and other times it does not, and the patient develops a fever and then they have to go back in. >> that is a little bit discouraging of course because surgery is traumatic to begin w the countdown tonight, what is the number one with thing that happens? >> i cannot tell you what it is. i should not say i can't, i don't want to tell you because we want people to watch all 25 so they can avoid it. number one is avoid able and painful and devastating. >> thank you for being here. great work. you can watch her special, the empowered patient, 25 shocking medical mistakes, join us we will be watching too.
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now to a moving image that captures the miracle of life, a man in arizona snapped a photo as his wife was giving birth by a c-sensation, the photo has gone viral on the web and we can see why, it is nothing short of amazing. >> it's hauntingly beautiful. unborn child reaches out of her mother's womb and holds the finger of the doctor performing the delivery. >> he showed me and i was like, that is amazing. >> few lives will be as well documented as this little girl. however, it was her dad randy who snapped the pic even though her mother is a professional photographer. >> the doctor said, hey, she is grabbing my finger, so i ran over and grabbed the shot. i was in awe looking at it. it was an amazing picture. >> now nervous were you that you were going to miss it? >> very. >> she gave her doctor a canvas print of the photo. the doctor knew it was an amazing photo right away. that is all he could talk about
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for weeks. >> after 1,000 likes on facebook, she has gotten a few offers to buy the picture. >> a coupe of them have said that they would love to have the photo for like their organization for against abortion. >> obviously she is the newest member to join the family of five. but there's discussion on more. >> i say one more. i say one more. >> no mattaer how many other kids follow, this picture of nava, they will cherish forever. >> miracle of life. >> an heir to one of the most important fashion families in italy is missing. the plane vanished off the coast of venezuela. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®.
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>> a plane carrying a fashion mogul is fising off the coast of venezuela, he and his wife were on the craft friday morning. >> it's very big, in fact, there are few names bigger than missoni, it was a company that was founded in 1953, really an iconic label, built on knit-wear, bold colors and patterns, you are talking about sweaters that were made into dresses and gowns and blouses and pants. and even swimsuits. really, was a very, very hot brand for quite some time. in recent years i would say not so much so, but last year as you mentioned, missoni did a
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collaboration with target that sold on out immediately. i would venture to guess that it is the most successful target designer collaboration to date. >> and the search for missoni aempt plane continues. the 58-year-old missoni runs the fashion house, he has worked with celebritity clients. editor and chief of "w" magazine said that the missoni brand is a crucial part of the italian fashion world. >> one of the first big export of italian fashion and missoni, we like the gucci and others, they are really some of the names that make history. >> we will keep you posted on any new developments in the search for him. we are coming up on half past the hour, let's take a look at the headlines, amid allegations of a cover up, an intense social
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meade pressure, leaders in stubinville, ohio are speaking out, they said they will keep the community updated and provide transparenctransparency. the attack took place at several parties over the course of a night. protesters rallied today to support the alleged victim and to protest the town's handling of the case. the website makes clear it is not designed to be a forum for how the juvenile court ought to rule in the matter. >> colorado, facing a new tragedy tonight, a barricaded gunman and three other people are dead after an early morning standoff. after hours of negotiations, police say the suspect opened fire on officers. >> a swat team was called out and they set up hostage noerthers and they tried to get the suspect to come outside. we made multiple attempts. had phone conversations with the
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suspect throughout the morning. >> officers shot and killed the gunman and found two men and a woman dead inside the house. a woman had escaped earlier, she told police shed seen lifeless bodies inside, it's the same denver suburb where a mass shooting occurred at a movie theater over the summer. pro before it itch protests erupted again today in belfast, ireland. tensions between the communities have been high for months. police say rioters threw items. >> rally for press hu chavez. chavez has had four cancer operations and his health is fragile. chavez is supposed to be
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inaugurated for a new tomorrow next week. well could the damage caused by superstorm sandy lead to criminals escaping justice that is the fear in new york where the storm's impact could be worse than anyone imagined.! slp ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums
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>> superstorm sandy did not just disrupt millions people's lives,
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it now threatens court cases in the new york city system. here is mary snow. >> this flood damage warehouse right on new york harbor, can actually clog the city's over flowing criminal system for years to come. it sits in an area of brooklyn devastated by superstorm sandy. inside it, there's thousands of police evidence that cannot be touched. >> significant flooding has been taken place. no question about it, we are trying to sort through it and you know, assess the total damage. it's -- it's a big job. >> that was back in november. the police department says it still has not been able to get into this facility and a second one because of sewege
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contamination. >> it could be a major problem, if evidence that has been damaged is critical to proving a case. >> the nwpd said so far there were six cases where police said is there's evidence but not it's not accessible they have not been dismissed. in cases involving dna and narcotics, prosecutors rely on tests that are done from smaller samples of the evidence. the results are kept in a different facility that was not compromised by the storm. >> what about cases where there's let's say blood evidence, where the physical evidence is in that warehouse, but the test results are in a different location? >> you would have the issue of is there enough for the defense to fairly test the sample to determine whether it's the defendant's blood or not? it would not necessarily be fatal to a case, but you know, in criminal cases beyond a reasonable doubt is a very, very high standard of proof. if you eliminate the physical evidence, you can put a serious
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dent in the prosecutor's case. >> the nypd has consulted with int counter part in new orleans where evidence and records were destroyed following hurricane katrina. the new orleans police department said, that one key difference is that flood waters remain at the new orleans courthouse for weeks and they had the job of cataloging evidence that could be saved. >> it took years. it's not something that is easily done in new york, you are looking at facilities that are much more vast than what we had near new orleans. so, that compounds it more. >> new york's police department said that it expects to get into the evidence warehouses in the coming weeks to assess the extent of the damage. but already, the chief attorney for new york's legal aid society is bracing for serious reprucussions, he said that there's more than 200,000 criminal cases in new york city every year. mary snowe, cnn new york.
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>> and flood victims in the forth eave are waiting for bulk of the aid promise by washington. congress passed a bill yesterday containing only a faction of the relief for superstorm sandy victims. that money $9 billion will cover flood insurance claims and the rest will have help for small businesses and that will not come up for a vote until january 15th. and gop leaders said it has spending that has nothing to do with the storm. hurricane season does not end until the start of december. normally we feel we are in the clear when october rolls around. key word, normally. normally we do not get hit by hurricanes two days before halloween. like we did in 2012. what can we do to prepare for when the next big one hits? well, tomorrow night, cnn presents "the coming storms." >> living near the ocean,
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there's the chance that the ocean will come, you know, take away everything that you got. but never did i imagine that this was going to happen to me and my family and my community. >> even now, given all that has happened to him and his family, it's still hard for nick to understand it all. he has lived here along the shores of staten island for two decades with his wife and four boys. back in 2011, he survived hurricane irene, so he paid close attention to report another potential hurricane headed his way in late october. >> it's been a very fickle storm, but it will be sucked in here to the northeast somewhere. >> we were all hoping that the storm was going to blow more towards the south and not come north. >> a few mimes away at columbia
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university, climate scientist was keeping an eye on sandy as well. >> at the beginning it was just wow, look at that, that would be a big deal if that happened. you know, a week ahead of time, we do not take it that seriously. >> it's fill four days away. this could ahave a significantl bigger impact than irene did last year. >> as sandy moved north, it merged with a winter storm. creating a superstorm, double the size of a normal hurricane. >> the one part storm that was on land, was combining with the had hurricane on shore. as they combined, it was 1 plus 1 equals 2-1/2. >> minimum v many new sandy's path evacuated. nick did not. >> at about 6:00 the tide should be way out. i walked down the block. and i started to see water coming on to cedar grove and i started to yell and bang on
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doors. for everyone to get out of their houses because this is going to be a storm of disaster magnitude. >> i was as a scientist fascinated but as a citizen, i started to feel more and more fear. >> well higher temperatures, rising seas, are we ready for what mother nature has in store? cnn presents "the coming storms" tomorrow night, 8:00 eastern, and pacific. >> the cnni reporters have the mic interviewing the stars of django, they are answering questions next.
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[ male announcer ] when diarrhea hits, kaopectate stops it fast. powerful liquid relief speeds to the source. fast! [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with kaopectate. >> a remake of the' 60s movie "django" has been released. in tonight's ireport interview, costar samuel jackson said it all started with a simple phone call. >> that is what happens the phone rings and i pick it up, and hey man, we have a script. i go from there. hi, i'm samuel jackson. >> hi, this is quentin, i'm
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answering your ireport question. >> it's well known that this movie is a western, what were your particular challenges in bringing such an establish genre into unchallenged territories. >> that is a good question, i did not think of it in terms of challenges but more in terms of excitement for the viewer to watch. we gradually move to the south. and then, we are still kind of telling our western story and now it has a different backdrop going on and now these are different images that you have never seen in a western before, even though i'm still trying to evoke them at the same time, i thought that would be exciting. you know, to offer you a different visual. or to offer you something like you have not seen before. >> this is amazing. >> are you ready? okay. we have two more. >> how could you identify yourself with the characters? and what kind of instruction did
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quentine give you? >> i know we felt the love between my character and broomhilda was necessary. so that our craziness, our journey was to get back the each other. >> he is all about character, he wants to focus on making the character real. you have to feel that there's nothing more important for django than to be with his wife, and that is what inspires him to go into the depths of hell to find her, so he was supportive of us growing that love. >> my character is steven, he is in charge of running the calvin candy household and the plantation, and quentine told me to just be black. oh, stephanie ballard, i know her. >> in what ways do you prepare for a role in a historical context?
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>> i did not have to know a lot about slavery. i read about it as a kid, i grew up in the south and knew bit. i wanted to be honest to the times and have a way for my character to relate to the other characters in the film, verbally and in a ideological way of not being as educated as i am now. >> cnnireport interviews air each saturday at this time. for a question go to cnn doik/interview. and you can watch previous interviews. gun control advocates in congress believe this is their moment to pass new gun laws. it's easier said than done, even in the wake of a string of deadly tragedies across the nation. into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪
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>> the fiscal cliff deal is not going over well with the majority of americans, a new poll shows that more disapprove than approve of the deal. 43% say okay, and 45% do not agree and 12% had no opinion. along party lines 2/3 of democrats gave the okay to the bill. which taxes the wealthier at higher rates. gallup found that none ofshowdo rating with house speaker john
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boehner scoring the worst. president obama will head back to washington from hawaii late tonight. he's expected to be greeted over confrontations with the debt ceiling. the debt ceiling is the legal limit on the nation's borrowing. in his weekly address, the president says he's taking a hard line on the issue. >> one ning i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for a bill they have already racked up. if congress refuses to kbif the united states its ability to pay its bill on top, the consequences could be catastrophic. last time congress threatened this course of action, our economy suffered for it. our families and our businesses can not afford that dangerous game again. >> on the first day of the new congress, lawmakers introduced nearly a dozen bills related to gun violence. they come in the wake of the connecticut school shooting and promises from president obama to take concrete action to avoid
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another tragedy. >> reporter: as students at sandy hook elementary return to class, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, nearly killed in a mass shooting two years ago visited newtown, connecticut. and on capitol hill, lawmakers arrived to begin a new session of congress. with members in both chambers taking aim at guns. >> we're going to have to stand up and stiffen our spine. >> dianne feinstein will introduce a bill to ban more than 100 assault weapons. another senate bill would ban high capacity magazines. and among nearly a dozen gun bills introduced on day one in the house are efforts to ban online sales of ammunition. and to require background checks for all firearm sales, including gun shows. two bills from freshmen republican congressmen would allow more guns around schools.
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echoing the position of the national rifle association. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> we are better than 32 more gun murders every day. >> gun control groups plan to keep pressing for action, but what are the prospects for their success? >> if you're talking about stuff around the edges, like maybe banning high capacity ammunition magazines, that might be possible. the nra is the big issue, but i wouldn't say it's necessarily on the republican side only. it's on the democratic side also. you have fully half of your new senate has either a-plus, a, or a-minus rating from the nra. if you want anything to happen on the gun control, at least half the senate will be upsetting the nra. that's a very difficult proposition. >> there is no more uphill fight than this.
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>> recommendations on gun policy are expected this month. athena jones, cnn, washington. >> photoshopping a member of congress. and nancy pelosi was left to explain why. you'll see up at the very stop there, four congressmen were added after the fact because they couldn't be there for the original photo. the others, they got tired of waiting in the cold, so they just took the picture and decided to add in the no-shows later. that group of four. okay, that's what happens. well, ahead, winter is a season that always keeps emergency responders busy. especially when they live anywhere near a large stretch of ice.
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>> of. >> an american airlines pilot has been suspended for allegedly being drunk right before takeoff. tsa agents in minneapolis said they smelled alcohol on the pilot. the 48-year-old man was on the plane yesterday wrapping up his prosecute eflight when he was given a breathalyzer test. he allegedly failed the test and police arrested him. on another plane, a man who got disrupted on a plane from iceland to new york eventually found out he was messing with the wrong passenger and crew. they used duct tape and zip ties
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to keep him talking or moving. a spokesperson confirms a passenger had to be restrained after hitting, screaming and spitting on other people on the flight. a fellow passenger who posted the picture said the nan, quote, drank all of his duty free liquor during the flight. he was arrested after the plane lappeded. he has not been charged. a deer got stuck on an ice-covered lake and a deer got scared when rescue crews approached. it's one of several a i maizing icy rescues this week. >> rescuers are trying to make sure the deer calms down. >> it's very dangerous because you've got to think, you're still dealing with a wild animal here who's very, very strong. >> crews subdued the deer, hauling it back to dry land. two arizona teenagers, desperately held on to a tree
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after a frozen lake started to crack. a third boy called for help. hours later, rescuers used a boat to get the boys out of the bone-chilling cold. >> we're very sorry for making you come out to do this. >> we promise to never make you do this again. >> a scared dog runs out on the ice then falls right through it. a firefighter on the first day with the department saved the german shepherd mix. >> he was actually kind of coming towards me. i think he knew what i was out there to do. i threw him in a little basket we had. and i pulled him in. >> shivering but alive, the dog was treated with oxygen and iv. >> wow. pretty incredible rescues. coming up at 10:00 p.m., don lemon spoke with william shatner. and you'll hear a twist on an infamous story heard for years. shatner talks about that story where after a bad motorcycle accident in the desert, he got some

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